Job Description

  • Mechanic

    Location: Fairhope, AL
    Status Type: Full-Time
    Department: Factory Service Center
    Requisition Number: 6745

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    Perform general maintenance, preventative maintenance, inspection, repair, or alteration of aircraft, or any part thereof, in compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturers instructions, and then approve for return to service. Services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness by performing the following duties. No supervisory duties.

    Essential duties and responsibilities

    - Perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
    - Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft structures such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units.
    - Read and interpret manufacturers and airlines maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
    - Examine engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burned valves.
    - Inspect turbine blades to detect cracks or breaks.
    - Test engine operation to locate source of malfunction.
    - Replace or repair worn or damaged components such as carburetors, alternators, and magnetos.
    - Remove engine from aircraft and disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
    - Repair or replace defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.
    - Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories.
    - Perform maintenance, preventative maintenance, alteration, or repair of aircraft
    - Provide information and work order updates as required.
    - Update squawk lists and submit requests for parts orders.
    - Provide data for labor standards and business metrics as required.
    - Clean engine components as needed.
    - Sign regulatory paperwork and work order paperwork as needed.
    - Complete quality checks and related documentation per company procedure.
    - Knowledge of and ability to adhere to safety requirements, OSHA, and environmental policies.
    NON ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    - Research manufacturers specific technical instructions and bulletins and FAA regulatory directives and complete aircraft maintenance records.
    - Perform annual inspections of aircraft.
    - Other duties as assigned.

    Physical requirements

    Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. May require bending, reaching, kneeling. Must be able to lift 30-50 lbs

    Education and experience

    Associate's degree or equivalent from two year College or technical school or one year to
    two years related experience or equivalent combination of education and
    experience.

    Language skills

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability
    to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and
    small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

    Mathematical skills

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
    common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and
    interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning ability

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral,
    or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
    standardized situations.

    Computer

    Windows and Microsoft Word.

    No faxes, phone calls or other correspondence will be accepted. EOE/M/F/D/V